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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Wendy Vecchi Style Tag


Hello! I hope you're enjoying beautiful autumn weather! My son was home for fall break the last few days!! It was a blessed time and I'm  already counting the days until I see him again at Thanksgiving. I miss my boy!

Today we're opening a brand new challenge at the Frilly and Funkie Blog with Jenny as our host. She asks  us to celebrate all things Wendy Vecchi with any type of 'Wendy' style project. You can find all the challenge details by clicking on the link above.


I had to go way outside my comfort zone for this challenge. Wendy's art is delightfully bright and whimsical with a primitive influence whereas mine is more of a vintage, romantic style using softer, muted tones. When I craft I always create from what I feel and see in my own heart and mind. I find it nearly impossible to replicate someone else's style. I spent a great deal of  time reviewing Wendy's blog. I can only hope I've done it just a tiny bit of justice, but my apologies to Wendy if I haven't.

 

I used primarily Wendy Vecchi and Tim Holtz products to create this autumn tag. There's a product list at the end of my post if you have questions regarding specific items.

I added my own touch by framing the sentiment with a spray of autumn flowers, leaves, and berries. I threw in the coiled floral wire sprigs for a touch of whimsy.


Thank you so much for coming by to take a peek at my project. I hope you'll be able to join in our challenge! May your day be filled with love, happiness, and crafty fun!

Hugs,





Other products used: flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, Spellbinders Scalloped Ovals die, floral wire, leaves and berries from my autumn stash box.

9 comments:

  1. Well Nancy, I for one absolutely adore your project, like you I prefer the vintage shabby style to Wendy's, so your version is right up my street! Fabulous!!

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  2. Girl, you work as beautifully outside your comfort zone as you do entrenched in it...this is simply stunning!!! The colors are fabulous, and I LOVE the berries mixed with the florals!

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  3. This is absolutely gorgeous Nancy! Your tag is exquisite! The flowers and berries are arranged perfectly and the colours are wonderful! I am not familiar with Wendy's style, but how could she not be honoured by this lovely creation! big hugs :)

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  4. Nancy,
    it's...FABULOUS & BEAUTIFUL!

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  5. Oh Nancy I adore this ! Gosh what a fabulous array of flowers, berries and the flower coils. All just PERFECT.. Love it. Thanks a lot for sharing this beautiful card !!
    Hugs from Monica.... Spain
    Ps did you buy berries and spiral coils at Wild craft Orchis ????

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  6. Absolutely love this Nancy - you've managed to combine vintage styling and autumnal abundance with Wendy's style to create a beautiful tag. Jenny x

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  7. Nancy, first I must thank you for the incredibly sweet words on my blog today! They warmed my heart and were so timely! Thank you. :o) Another reason I'm delighted for your comment is that it brought me here! Wow! You are one talented cookie. Your projects are incredible, including this tag. The colors and sentiment are spectacular and I am in love with the floral and berry arrangement. Crafters who create from the heart are my favorite of all... what a joy to read that about you. I look forward to seeing your future creations!

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  8. This is absolutely beautiful!! Love everything about it! Have a wonderful weekend! Hugs!

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  9. Soooo pretty! love the dimension of the flowers. thank you so much for stopping by and leaving such a wonderful and sweet comment! :) cherry

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